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at vipir. we'll show you the watches and warnings. they are now up into canada. so stretching from north carolina to canada, we've got various watches and warnings. of particular note, north carolina under a hurricane warning. that is the red you see. closer to home here in washington, along the lower eastern shore, before a hurricane watch. wow! i'm huge again. a tropical storm warning. if i duck down being maybe i'll look smaller. off to the north and east we go. it is tropical storm warnings for places like long island and we've got hurricane watches and tropical storm warnings all with a up into canada. you get the idea here. i want to point out, it will be not just the lower eastern shore. it is the entire eastern seaboard. that is the outer cirrus cloud cover associated with earl as it is starting to push in here from the south and east. let's push on. let's take a closer look. maximum winds now, 145 miles per hour. gusts over 170. want it point out one feature here. the last couple of frames. see it right there. looks like it is in training. a little bit of dry air, right there on
pressure. strong high pressure extends from areas of canada through the northeast and mid-atlantic. it's one of the reasons earl is heading up the coast opposed to the atlantic. this front f it was a little hurt east we would be in better shape but it will nudge earl away from the coast but it is too close for comfort. there's the thundershowers in storms toledo to indianapolis. maybe delays with that so check with your carrier. earl is a well-defined tropical storm. got stronger yesterday. great environment for it. and you can see earl cranking away in the the atlantic, moving more north than northwest. this is the turn we have been walk talk about. dangerous category four storm. an the forecast brings it up to hatteras tonight. tomorrow morning we are looking at a category three storm. not far off shore from norfolk an the delmarva here. so, this will bring big winds and waves. 50-mile an hour winds potentially for ocean city. martha's vineyard here, by friday night, maybe toward midnight they could be getting hit on the cape and then in to canada over the weekend will be doing bette
the carolinas to canada as earl is a zoning in on our region. we will feel the effect into the overnight dollar tonight and certainly tomorrow. chris van cleve reporting from ocean city. >>> looking at the day ahead, business as usual at the dmv in virginia today. computer problems plagued the agency for weak -- week. there will be extra staff members to deal with the back of today and tomorrow. open until 6:00. >>> the maryland public service commission will hold another public hearing on pepco beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the theater of prince george's morago.ty college in l the government's point man on bp is telling the public that there will be no significant oil leaking when they removed the cap. >>> is really an and palestinian leaders will sit down for their first face-to-face talks in two years. president obama is cautiously hopeful the middle east leaders can resolve their differences. >>> sep gets off to a good start and facebook gets its own gift card. rob nelson has those stories and more. >> good morning. we begin with the stock market starting september with a bang. the dow jones sw
for use in many parts of the world including canada and mexico. >>> getting enough magnesium in your diet could lower your chances of developing diabetes. researchers found those who consumed most magnes excuse me were half as likely to develop the disease. >>> american children aren't drinking as much water as they should be. according to a new study, only 15 to 60% of boys and 10 to 54% of girls drink the minimum amount recommended by experts. poor water intake over time can lead to a wide range of health issues from dry mouth to muscle weakness and fatigue. >>> for more living well headlines, log on to our website at and click on the living well tab on the front page. >>> legalized slot gambling in the free state begins today. [ male announcer ] itchy dry scalp? get selsun blue for itchy dry scalp. strong itch-fighters target scalp itch while 5 moisturizers leave hair healthy. selsun blue. got a clue? get the blue. >>> welcome back to 9 news now. today maryland's first casino will open. it was 1500 slot machines and will open off 95 outside of baltimore. the casino got the ap
are under hurricane warnings there and canada on saturday morning and all sorts of problems in canada as the storm will pick up speed. so nova scotia will get hit hard, as well. the bus stop forecast, cloudy and 82 at 9:00. noontime 88. more sunshine and partly sunny for the drive home. temperature today around 90. that's better than the 95 yesterday. front is coming through tonight. could be a shower. rain chances not that high an we are desperate for rain in spots. i don't have much hope for you. clearing and breezy. west winds 10 to 20 an saturday, preasecy, sunny, cooler day, 70s to near 80. west winds 10 to 20 miles an hour. the seven-day forecast, there you go. you have temperatures in the upper 70s to near 80 of the weekend. on labor day in the mid-80s. looking good for the cookout. tuesday and wednesday in the 90s. another front late wednesday. maybe a storm an back in the 80s on thursday. angie goff is such a happy lady on fridays. >> i love the fridays an the weekends. -- and the weekend. move it outside where newington to backlick, fur traveling 95 northbound
. hurricane and tropical storm warnings have been issued from north carolina to as far north as canada. >> for the latest on hurricane earl, the projected path, we'll go to meteorologist doug. >> we just got the latest. the winds have dropped. now down to 115 miles an hour, making it a minimal category 3 storm. this is a live shot. down at wrightsville beach, psych a little angry owing there but not too bad. the eye of the storm should pass just off the coast in about the next six to eight hours. that is when thing should start to go downhill. tow next couple hours we'll see this picture change dramatically. something else that has changed, the storm itself. last night around 11:00, it really looked like an amazingly strong storm. winds of 145 miles per hour. now those winds are down to only 115 miles per hour and it's expected to continue to weaken as it makes its way toward the north. the latest brand new track brings it off the coast of north carolina as a category 2. off our coastline as well by a category 2 as well. we could see some of the biggest concerns around our region. once
to canada. so you get the idea this will be a long duration event here as it races off to the north and east -- those extend all the way up now to canada. let's get to local weather. here in washington, we are off to a mild start. 77 in town. 69 at dulles. 73 in winchester. at gurvir's house, it is 71 1/2 degrees. >> i didn't pay attention this morning. >> you didn't look? >> huh-uh. >> lots of sunshine. a few clouds later this afternoon as earl starts to approach here from the south and east and i want to mention we've got a coastal flood advisory. the southerly winds are going to push the water up into the bay and tides could be running one to three feet above normal here over the next 4 hours. >> flooding and also tornadoes are always a big concern. >> less of a risk with this one but you're right. >> let's check in with julie wright with a look at traffic i can't we are talking about an incident which occurred on the northbound side of 270 north of 109. we had a police chase that involved a vehicle. the right side of the road remains closed. northbound 270 north of 109, there is an inves
chinn, 9 news now. >>> tropical storm earl is now eyeing newfoundland, canada, after swiping cape cod last night and dumping a lot of rain. it's explained for one death in nova scotia, a man who drowned while trying to secure his boat. little damage on cape cod. some residents of nantucket said it packed quite a punch. >> the surf, i have never seen it that high in 35 years. wake up tomorrow and decide whether we are a homeowner on nantucket or not. >> it will continue to be a concern throughout the weekend. >>> new developments in the b.p. oil spill investigation. crews raised the blowout preventer to the surface today. the 300 ton device was supposed to monitor the deep water horizon for any signs of trouble and seal the pipeline if necessary. that did not happen in april when an oil rig exploded killing 11 workers. the blowout preventer will be turned over to the fbi as part of the investigation into the deadly explosion. >>> meantime on the national mall, a group of protesters staged day one of a two-day rally to call for a safe environment in the gulf. organizers say they want to
into canada. that could actually suck it back around and suck it back into atlantic canada, maybe toward greenland and iceland. so this thing may not be just done with one turn. it may come up, it may come in, and it may turn back. now, that turn back is cape cod. that's ugly. if this turn doesn't happen soon enough, that's landfall, north carolina, that's ugly. and then somewhere here, that would be right there, still in the cone, that would be long island. how many people are going to be out there. >> a lot of people go out there. >> absolutely. fonch >> for the labor day weekend. i knew if i gave you half an inch, would you blame canada somehow. >> never blame our people in atlantic canada. love them, love nova scotia. >> we will, of course -- cnn is your hurricane center for this, and we will stay on top of it. chad will. thanks, chad. >>> the phrase almost synonymous with dead ends, but peace talks under way in washington. a special u.s. envoy says this time may be different. i'll show you what they're talking about when they come back. there's no way to hide it. sir, have you been
shows one go monitorial canada is pulling ahead. martin o'malley has an 11 point advantage right now. the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3%. the top issue is the economy. urlich has the support of gop voters but not trying to cross back in 2002. -- but not drawing the cross party appeal that helped him win back in 2002. join us for a closer look at their race tonight at 7:00 and abc 7. >>> house democrats face accusations of abuse of power and the senate moves ahead to a senate bill. >> the gop report comes out+ today. there are really going for the jugular, wrong direction, the wrong bill, they're wrong time. >> basically saying the democrats have done they have not got things done, and there in the rules they imposed, and do not give the minority a consideration. talk about today, thank goodness the government will keep running. >> not surprisingly congress will have a catch-calall spendig bill. it assignq" congress's giving up, they want to get out of town, go home and campaign and get ready for the midterm elections and deal with this later after the elections. -- it
they have hurricane warnings up there. then going to canada and nova scotia and a big change coming into the weekend. looking at today, 82 at 9:00 with the clouds, 88 at noon. sunshine is starting to show up and partly sunny at least at 5:00. 87 we have temperatures this morning which have been mild, upper 70s here. upper 60s in the valley and in fredericksburg, 75. so it is a warm morning and we are looking at the seven day forecast which has some big changes. in fact temperatures today still on the hot side around 90 as we see more sun this afternoon. breezy tomorrow, 79. that will feel great. sunday nighttime lows in the 50s. 85 for labor day and tuesday and wednesday back in the 80s and a chance of a storm late wednesday into thursday. jessica, back to you. >>> of course labor day weekend a big get out of town weekend but maybe affecting normal traffic patterns. >> not directly affecting the metro right now but in terms of people maybe delaying a little bit. >> as far as people heading out toward the beach right now things look wide open, lanes are wide open. if you are going to
asy trying to cross into canada. the teachers aid is accused of assaulting the little girl. the suspect is expected to be brought back to fairfax county in the next >>> a big story this morning is the weather and flooding could be a big problem as the region sees lots of rain today. we'll get the latest forecast from tony and check the roads with julie. it's all coming up. it is 7:26 now. hi there. i'm ian wright and i'm investigating what makes aruba so happy. oh my word, that's fantastic. ♪ row your boat gently down the stream... ♪ i'll tell you what; it's not aloe vera the main export. it's happiness. i haven't even got bait on the end of mine. i don't care; it's just nice sitting here. you're getting it. you're getting it. >>> welcome back. we're following breaking news out there on the roads. julie mentioned it just a few minutes ago, an accident involving at least one metro bus, possibly two. this is at university boulevard and burnet avenue in silver spring. we're told 17 people are being treated. we're not sure how badly hurt they are. this is adding more delays
on until october 3rd. this is the first time ever it has been held in the u.s. usually it's in b.c., canada. >> wow, some beautiful stuff. >> so he is one of the most eligible bachelors in the world. >> we are talking about a different will. >> come on. that was a perfect queue for this. we are talking about prince william. did you hear about this one? >> yes. essay airportly going to tie the knot very soon. details of a royal wedding from when to where and even las vegas bookies are taking bets. are you blushing, gwen? she looked that one, maureen. the target police officers who investigators believe is behind all of the violence as well. we have got that one for you as well. fiber one chewy bar. how'd you do that? do what? it tastes too good to be fiber. you made it taste like chocolate. it has 35% of your daily value of fiber. do it again. turn it into something tasty. this guy's doing magic. there's chocolate chips in here now. how'd you do that? right! tasty fiber, that's a good one! ok, her mind. what's she thinking? that's right! i'm not thinking anything! [ male announcer
york trying to flee to canada. he's now awaiting extradition to fairfax county. nearly a dozen employees at an arlington nursing home have been indicted and two already stricted. in one of the largest nursing home abuse cases in virginia history. as peggy fox reports the most serious charge involved a nurse who's accused of holding a pillow over an elderly man's face. >> my husband's diaper, the time the diaper was changed and i come in 12 hours lair and the diaper was saturated and never changed. >> reporter: she said she complained constantly about the care her husband received during the last seven years of his life. >> the dentures were never removed from his mouth and cleaned. his fingernails and toenails were dirty and long. his hair never shampooed or shaved. >> jack evans with was partially paralyzed barely move and had trouble breathing. his widow said he would find his lunch uncovered and untouched in the evening. >> no one would feed him and he couldn't feed himself. it was dropped off there. sometimes there would be roaches on the tray. >> evans attorney says the me
serious he was a top flight junior hockey player in canada and if there is one thing hockey players never know how to do is drop the gloves. the game out of hand early. olson pitching against his old team got ten runs in the first two innings and got interesting in the sixth. morgan ran over the marlins catch they are night before and separated his shoulder gets a pitch behind he -- behind the back and ready to rumble. and he gets clocked and both benches clear, the bull pen, too. three guys ejected. morgan hands in the air as he leaves the field an absolute. a may la in florida last night. nats lose to the fish 16100. >>> reskins preseason finale tonight. hanes wto will play extensively in the game but if the coaches don't like what they will see, the source says they may deactivate big al for the opener against the cowboys. haynesworth has just two tackled this preseason. that's a look at sports this thursday. i'm brett haber. >>> up next the latest on the two big stories today, 24 hours after the standoff ended in silver spring. still buzzing with police activity. a live report is minu
in canada. the plane is nicknamed the snow bird. the pilot has to put his seat op the pedals and push. that flaps the wings. it is based on one by da vinci. the longest flight is 19 seconds but the creators are working on it. >>> from the air to the wet road. on the outer loop at 202 some crash activity is taking away a right lane. actually it is blocking the left shoulder. we are jammed from 95 to georgia after that. on 270 southbound, we are delayed from 121 to the split. plus 20 minutes for that. and virginia, 66 eastbound, you are slow from 234 to 28. an extra 15 minutes is what you can expect to get from 50 to nutley. now, over to howard. >>> spotty showers an. one severe thunderstorm in the eastern west virginia panhandle. we will see some sun this afternoon. actually to the low 80s. mid-70s tomorrow and heavier rains potential alreadily for thursday. this could be an appetizer what we saw. finally the weekend will clear out and be much cooler on sunday and monday. look at those highs in the low 60s. >> i'm liking the look of that and liking the look of futures trading. higher a
earlier than expected. the hollywood canada is even osceola opening this morning. the state's first slots casino just received approval from maryland's lottery commission to open early. the casino is set to open at 8:00 this morning. >>> the burgundy and gold headed out for the road for the first time this season. probably wish they would have stayed home. game came down to the offense against the rams. the redskins got dragged all over the field at the beginning. the skins did come from behind to take the lead in the third. sad bradford able to rally his team. steven jackson did it on the ground. bradford did it in the air. he gets his first win as a pro. >> not really surprised by much. i think they had some big runs. he provided the big player ability that they was looking for. you guess he was hot. >> we've all talked to clinton and we talk all the time. i think the most important thing in this situation is just to continue to show support. we know when he gets back in there, he can create some big plays if us. coming down later, we'll wreak down the x's and o's. >>> tragedy out on
, but before he got in to baseball and this is totally real, he was a top flight junior hockey player in canada and if there is one thing hockey players never forget how to do it is drop the gloves. the game out of hand early. olson pitching against his old team. ten runs in the first two innings but things got interesting in the sixth. morgan who ran over the marlins catcher last night and separated his shoulder hit the pitch behind the back and he is ready to rumble. clocks the pitcher and leveled by gabby sanchez and let's play the feud. both benches cleared. three ejections from the game. morgan gets his money's worth as he leaves the field a mess in florida last night. nats lose to the fish 18 -10. >>> speaking of ejections, dibble was suspended for comments he made questioning the toughness of strasburg. knight will finish the season in his place. >>> reskins preseason final he in arizona. haynesworth not being a fist timer won't. haynesworth will play extensively tonight and if the coaches don't like what they see, according to that same source they may deactivate haynesworth for the ope
in affect for southeastern massachusetts and tomorrow morning, level will go in to canada bringing them problems, as well. and behind earl it is cooler. the bus stop forecast, cloudy this morning, warm. far south an east a few light showers. temperatures mainly in the 70s. although 685 couple of spots to the shenandoah valley. today at a glance, 88 mostly cloudy at noon and partly sunny, at least partly sunny by 5:00. there's a chance of a shower late or in to the evening hours with a front coming through. an early shower part of the forecast for tonight, clearing and breezy in the 80s with a west wind at 10 to 20 miles an hour. saturday will be breezy and much cooler. highs near 80. going up to garrett county could be a couple of showers. in the 60s. west winds 10 to 20 and 80 on sunday but the winds will be a lot quiet quieter. labor day 85 degrees for the holiday and tuesday and wednesday in the 90s. next front is late wednesday. we need bigger rains. i don't see them coming yet. >>> heavy delays an a traffic alert for you live from sky 9. you are looking at the conges
of weather. igor hit parts of newfoundland, canada yesterday and scooting off to the northern atlantic. and this is from a tropical storm in the pacific. some of that will get into the desert southwest for flooding there. rain across south texas and severe weather threat across the northern tier as this front tries to cool things off. but ahead of it, it's going to be toasty. 85 in new york, 91 in d.c., there were a slew of highs yesterday, and even though tonight fall arrives, the heat will continue. >>> well, listen to this, a group of students from virginia tech, they won a competition in europe. it's called a solar decathlon. they were able to prove that they could build a solar-powered house and it be sort of comfortab comfortable. check it out in this week's "edge of discovery." >> reporter: welcome to the home of the future. when you wake up, the cold concrete floor warms up. your favorite music starts playing, and coffee begins to brew. and as you drive away, the house locks itself. >> the house is the solar house that gets all the energy from the sun. >> reporter: a group of v
. hi, mr. canada... how are you? i'm doing great, how 'bout you? right here on 119th street. if we could fix this block, then we could fix the next block, then we could fix the next block... we promised parents, if your child stays with us, i guarantee you that child is going to graduate from college. failure is simply not an option. the sixty...the seventy... the eighty... the ninety-seven blocks which ends up being 10,000 children. we start with children from birth, and stay with those children until they graduate. if you really want to have an impact that is large, you will get there going one step at a time. there is no act that is too small to make a difference. no matter what you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate at >>> at a quarter past the hour, breaking news to tell you about. some footage of bishop eddie long. that is file footage. we're keeping our eyes trained on the church in which he is right now addressing his congregation. despite the allegations, he intends to be at that
look at some of the other countries and the policies that they have, excuse me. you can look at canada, united kingdom, australia, for example. they set up a scoring point system that reward people for being able to contribute to the host country. now, i have long said that the immigration policy in the united states of america should be designed to enhance the economic, social and cultural well-being of the united states. that should be actually the policy of any sovereign nation in the world, should establish an immigration policy for the purposes of enhancing the economic, social and cultural well-being that have particular sovereign state. in this case, it's the united states of america. we should also understand that one of the essential pillars of american exceptionalism is the rule of law. if we have contempt for the rule of law, if we have some of the highest profile people in america openly speak about hiring illegals to take care of their home and at the same time advocate for the dream act which is amnesty for a specific class of people, we regard -- reward for illegal behav
running for office. it is unheard of in great britain or canada for any party to ever think about changing the law to keep its competition off the bell. and the britain anyone can get on about -- to keep them off the ballot in this country. in canada but it only takes 100 signatures. it does not occur to people in most countries that is legitimate for two parties to get together and keep competition off the ballot. host: for those who tried to keep the parties off the ballots, what is the main reasoning? guest: it depends on whether they are talking honestly or not. if you want an example of an honest comment, i was at a georgia state legislative hearing once and a legislator on the elections committee said, i don't want no damn libertarian running against me. i appreciated that. when the law came before judges, the judges will not say something like that. they constantly tell us we are in danger of overcrowded ballots that will cause the utter confusion. the truth is, we suffer from under-crowded ballots. i have been tracking state legislative candidacies for 20 years. every election year
baggage on the death penalty issue. i grew up in canada where the last time someone was executed for murder was 1962. dpnlt really deters crime. well, all of those sentiments from the canadian public coalesced into the complete elimination of capital punishment in 1976. but there are other reasons to eliminate capital punishment in the united states. the death row in the united states, very costly. they don't believe the death penalty deters murder and they're rated as one of the most inefficient uses of taxpayer money to fight crime. a report that was put out by the richard deeters group says maintaining people on death row and supporting propositions that likely will never be carried out is becoming increasingly expensive and harder to justify. looking back at theresa lewis's case she was convict and sentenced in 2002 for her crime and the significant cause of legal appeals. many appeals take much longer. his report says the money spent to preserve the system estimated to be $10 million per year makes the society safer. that's more food for thought. that's it for me. time now f
. made in america. materials are purchased in america and canada, and our workforce, our local people. we have the opportunity to add more jobs locally. >> reporter: is the president's latest plan, a $200 billion tax break for businesses, is that what small businesses need right now? >> we need anything we can get. i would look into additional equipment to replace the equipment that we have now. >> reporter: would that mean hiring more workers? >> it would. it would allow us to put on a second shift. we currently have about 27 employees now. i hope to have 50 employees with the next two years. i'd like to modernize our production lines and get into a larger building. >> reporter: what do you think the government could do that it's not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they could limit the amount of extensions they put. we've had a help wanted sign out front for probably six months. people come in, they fill out applications, but ultimately we end up just signing their slip that they've been here, that they've looked for a job. >> reporter: t
canada and billionaire bill gates tell cnn they participated in the film because of their concerns. >> we have a school day that's too short, a school year that's too short and we have lots of teach here's should not be teaching. >> reporter: and to offer solutions for the future. >> today the internet gives you that opportunity to watch the best lectures in the world. they're out there for free. if you take advantage of those resources, you can be broader and deeper than any of the kids were in my generation. >> among 30 developed countries, we rank 25th in math and 21st in science, and almost every category we have fallen behind. >> when i watch these things, you have to have some skepticism. >> reporter: jay fernandez from the hollywood reporter says "super man" has more to do with aspiring change than assigning blame. >> the studio and filmmakers hope this doesn't just spark debate but sparks reform. >> reporter: fernandez says his greatest concern is that moviegoers guilt might actually keep them from buying a ticket. >> it's almost like i know this is out there, but do i really want
and canada. and how do the dogs get here. >> by accruing points over the year. the top 150 dogs make it into the national finals. those are very coveted spots and everybody wants to be here running in the big show. >> reporter: and give me an idea how big the sport it out there. >> i think there is 700 dogs on the high point list. that would give must indication. i've just come back from utah and colorado on a big western circuit, and it's a busy intensely competitive sport and refinements are a beauty. what a great thing to see. >> reporter: and i think intense is word to use because this is your dog, right? >> yes. this is my dog ross and she is a competitor and very intense, as you see, wanting to be the one doing the job. >> reporter: but we have another dog out there doing the job and look at that dog just holding the sheep at bay. so explain how this works. >> this is when she asks the dogs to go left, that's left. when she goes to the right, that's right. and to walk up, is to wake up, like that. all of these things meant to go to catch the sheep, catching the sheep and sendin
went to see doctors in their native canada, she news was shocking. janis had untreatable bone ncer in her pelvis, a tumor the size of a woman's hand. doctors said the only way to get the tumor was to cut off the lower part of her body and put her back together again. the risk was enormous. janis would lose one of her legs and no guarantee her remaining leg would be okay. >> their goal was for me to survive, to see my babies ow. >> reporter: surgery could not be done ile janis was pregnant and she had her baby delivered early by c-section. her son, leland, was bor healthy but janis had a tough road ahead. her family traveled to the mayo clinic in minnesota. and they practiced on cadavers. >> she w the first person we tried it on. >> reporter: doctors called the pelvic construction pogo stick rebuild performed in two separate operations. during the first procedure, the surgical team removed janis' left leg, half of her pelvis where the tumor was located, h tailbone an left spine. in the sond operation, they took the top portion of the leg removed, rotated it and secured it to her pel
and we have students that have unmet needs. what canada and what syracuse is doing. >> after our interview with president obama yesterday, you also have to remember you can't only point your finger at teachers there, sues of poverty, families that aren't together, parents that aren't involved, there's a lot of blame to go around. >> that's why we keep pushing for these wp around services because we have to help all kids regardless of whether parents are engaged. i love those parents that were engaged in the movie. buwe have to help all kids. >> it makes the teacher en more important so that's why having only good teachers in those classrooms is important. >> let me say one more thing is that none of us can tolerate bad teaching or bad teachers. but there's not a bad teacher et epidemic in this cotry, there are teachers whoever day work their hearts out for their students, they take money from their pockets to help with school supplies, let's root them on, let's help them, help them do a good job because they need to be rooted on by americans. >> it's 19 minutes after the hour, on
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and canada are encountered numerous i e d's or improvised -- helmand and kandahar encounter numerous improvised explosive devices. of the question is are these fatalities from roadside dime -- roadside bombs assigned the u.s. is making inroads in places they previously did not have success. a brigadier who commands ground forces and helmand province says -- taliban fighters suffered submitting casualties when they battle coalition troops. then they peppered the fields and orchards with ied's during the night. when that happens, the taliban tend to fall back, and such minefields are a last-ditch effort to hold off defeat, they say. the enemy would be glad to box off and put an area of mine field all the way around us. we will get back to your calls in a moment. "usa today" has a graphic, improvised explosive devices on the rise. of 2008's august versus 2009 and this year. ied incidents back in august of 2008, 4000 -- 439. last year, 1067. august of this year, more than 1200 attacks in afghanistan. montana. a bill on our democrats line. good morning. caller: good morning. host: curb co
igor is now scooting south of newfoundland, canada. still a hurricane, although it's becoming more of a north atlantic storm. out in central atlanta we've got lisa. and there's your forecast for igor, and that's interesting to see. there's lisa, 40-mile-an-hour winds. not too concerned, one, because it's really far away. and also the time of year where it's tougher for these storms to make their way across the atlantic. 41 degrees in albany, saranac lake, 31 degrees. yeah, fall arrives tomorrow and starting to feel just like that, a little crisp in the air. >> it's supposed to be 87 in chicago. >> the rest of the country is warming up. we'll talk about that in 30 minutes. >> okay. we'll tell you later. >> top secret information. >> thanks, rob. >>> well, has president obama lost touch? he moved millions to tears just two years ago. now critics say he no longer connects. can he find the magic again? we'll talk about it still ahead. nine minutes past the hour. ♪ when it's planes in the sky ♪ ♪ for a chain of supply, that's logistics ♪ ♪ when the parts for the line ♪ ♪ c
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the coast of cape hatteras, north carolina. storm warnings and watches stretch all the way to canada now. >> and hurricane earl is barrelling up the eastern seaboard, as you can see from the track here. it puts eastern long island as well as new england in the cone of uncertainty, meaning it could go -- as you take a look at the cone shape there, the white, it could go further east or further west. we're talking about long island here, new york, cape cod, nantucket, martha's vineyard later tonight. massachusetts governor duval patrick has declared a state of emergency. >> this storm is no longer what it was, but don't tell that to the people along the carolina coast. hurricane earl is hitting the outer banks hard it heavy rain, wind, and surf. >> we are up and down the east coast this morning. we have our reynolds wolf tracking earl's path from hurricane headquarters in atlanta. susan candiotti is in massachusetts. she's on cape cod for us this morning. >> allan chernoff is in montauk, the far eastern end of long island, which is inside the cone of uncertainty. and breanna is in ocean ci
, canada, australia have undergone very significant reorganizations in the way they have overseen, leased, regulated, enforced safety and environmental protection in the offshore environment. did you look before you made some of your own proposals? it is unfair to ask a cabinet officer to talk about how seriously you might have considered moving something outside your own agency but has that come up? as the administration been involved in making judgments about proposals made by the former secretary and others about the functions and revenue raising and that they do not belong in the same department with the regulatory enterprises? that is a long list and i will hope that we get through a big -- a good bit of it. i would invite you to respond to any or as much of it as we can get through. >> absolutely, let me just say that there is no question that you should not ask me. you should ask about things we have done and things we will do in the future. those are all good questions that u.s.. with respect to the cultural mms, there is a clear statement i made when i hired and appointed with th
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